Clubs and Activities

With dozens of clubs and activities, students can find a club or team organized around shared interests. But student life isn’t just about clubs – it’s also about friendships made. For many, participation in Clubs at McQuaid becomes another rewarding part of a student’s overall McQuaid experience.

Below are many of our current club and team offerings. While many are open to all students, some are only for high school or middle school students. CLICK HERE to see a detailed list of all clubs and teams.

Open to high school students, the Accolade staff designs, produces and distributes the annual yearbook.

Open to high school students, Admissions Ambassadors represent the school both internally and externally at events throughout the year.

Open to high school students, this student-led organization invites members of McQuaid’s faculty/staff to share a story about their own faith journey and how they have experienced God in their life.

Open to all students, exchange creative ideas, create works of art, learn new techniques, and meet friends with similar interests.

Open to high school students, the Biodiversity Project works to bring students into a partnership with the natural world. Through projects designed to educate about interconnected systems students work to help themselves and others relate on a deeper level with the environment and its parts

Open to all students, the Black Student Union brings together students concerned about the issues that affect the black students in our community. This group focuses on how we can uplift the entire community through education and building empathy.

Open to high school students, this club offers an investing competition, guest speakers, simulations, and DECA.

Open to all students, members take pictures at events throughout the year and submit them to be used on the school’s website, in the yearbook, and for marketing materials.

Open to all students, play chess with fellow Knights and also compete against students from other schools.

Open to high school students, collaborate to find ways in which to make McQuaid Jesuit more environmentally friendly and reduce the school’s carbon footprint.

Open to all students, this club is for those interested in all things francophone as well as the culture of French-speaking countries.

Open to all students, members learn how to create and design games on the popular platform ROBLOX.

Open to all students, this is a discussion-based club focused on issues of gender equality.

Open to high school students, and run in conjunction with students from Hillside Children’s Center, this is an opportunity to provide mentoring and general community to the boys at Hillside by playing basketball for an hour and then sharing pizza and conversation.

Open to high school students, the IgKnighters is the school’s FIRST FRC robotics team. Visit the team’s official website for more information.

Open to all students, these groups are for beginning to intermediate (band) or intermediate to advanced (ensemble) jazz students who want to get together and play a variety of jazz style music.

Open to high school students, the team participates in the Test of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics and Science sponsored by the Junior Engineering Technical Society.

Open to all students, Kenning’s is McQuaid’s art and literary magazine highlighting the work of talented writers and artists, of all kinds, within the McQuaid community.

Open to high school students, this is McQuaid’s quiz bowl team that competes against other schools in matches testing general knowledge, math, science, history, literature, and everything in between.

Open to high school students, this club aims to change the stigma surrounding mental health, particularly in men.

Open to high school students, participants prepare and present legal arguments based on a fictional case and characters provided annually by New York State.

Open to high school students, this club replicates the format, committee meetings, and position papers of the United Nations.

Open to all students, this is a student-led group that presents and discusses history topics most often omitted in Social Studies classes.

Open to all students, this is where you can discuss important social justice topics affecting McQuaid and the world.

Open to high school students, serve as pallbearers at the funerals of veterans and/or persons who have experienced homelessness.

Open to high school students, learn about practices and professions in the medical field.

Open to all students, this is where you can discuss issues relating to gender and identity.

Open to all students, head to Bristol Mountain throughout the winter and ski or snowboard.

Open to high school students, become an effective researcher, persuasive writer, and confident communicator while becoming engaged with issues of social justice and public policy.

Open to all students, help design and build sets for school productions as well as learn how to set and control lights and sound.

Open to high school students, The Lance is McQuaid’s school newspaper. Students in the Journalism and Media Literacy class create and publish four issues each year.

Open to high school students, “The Shield” is an online-only publication covering student interests in a range of areas from film and literature to music, video games, and more.

Open to high school students, upperclassmen are paired with middle school students to serve as academic and social mentors.

Open to high school students, participate in our democratic system by modeling legislators, judges, lawyers, journalists, lobbyists, and the executive branch with other schools in Monroe County and New York State.